These are some of the more famous Twitter accounts who paid tribute to Jordan and his family.
5. Jason Manford
Jason Manford said "This story is utterly heartbreaking. Such an awful awful thing, had tears reading it and it will make me hug my own children that bit tighter tonight. Thoughts and prayers to Jordan’s family. #RIPlittleman
6. Michelle Hardwick
Michelle Hardwick said: "Devastating news about Jordan Banks, a beautiful 9 year old boy just out playing football."
7. Stan Collimore
Stan Collimore said: There's a fundraiser for Jordan Banks and his legacy. A very special little boy indeed.. Can't imagine how his family and friends are right now but I hope that seeing do many touched by his life will count for something. Rest in peace Jordan
8. Joey Barton
Joey Barton said simply "RIP Jordan"